Your Go-To Glass?

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  1. SmellsLikePoor

    SmellsLikePoor Initiate (0) Mar 15, 2011 West Virginia

  2. Ernest_Hooper

    Ernest_Hooper Initiate (0) Apr 23, 2012 Michigan

    My go-to glass would probably be my Kuhnhenn tulip. The only exception would probably be sour ales. Oh and hefewiezens. I love to bring out a big hefe glass and indulge from time to time.

    If the occasion is particularly special, I will go with my Orval goblet. I picked that one up right at the monastery and I managed to get it home safely. Anyone familiar with the thin glass on the Orval goblet will appreciate this achievement. I just know that someday I will break it in the dumbest possible way right here in the comfort of my own home, after managing to take it halfway around the planet. But yes, that would be my favorite. Kuhnhenn would be my MVP.
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  3. kevanb

    kevanb Poo-Bah (1,865) Apr 4, 2011 Illinois
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    I try to always drink from brewery specific glass, I also own way too much glassware, yet also not enough glassware...
  4. Dan_Bowman

    Dan_Bowman Aspirant (219) Apr 11, 2010 Ohio
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    Where does one purchase this glass?
  5. jhartley

    jhartley Poo-Bah (2,426) Aug 22, 2010 Florida
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    Almost always use this one.
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  6. creepinjeeper

    creepinjeeper Crusader (743) Nov 8, 2012 Missouri
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    I have the Libby craft beer set, but I haven't opened it yet. A basic pint in 20 oz and 16 oz and oversized wine glass. They seem to work for what I've been drinking.
  7. Dan_Bowman

    Dan_Bowman Aspirant (219) Apr 11, 2010 Ohio
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    DFH Shaped Pint Glass
    The Bruery Snifter
    Hoppin Frog Snifter
    Mason Jar
  8. Hawkharvs

    Hawkharvs Initiate (0) Sep 9, 2012 Iowa

    New Belgium snifter...or a typical Belgian tulip.
  9. craigo19

    craigo19 Devotee (497) Oct 12, 2009 Michigan
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    New Belgium sniffer or Lagunitas Mason Jar.
  10. MooseBoose

    MooseBoose Devotee (425) Jun 6, 2007 Wisconsin

    Surly tulip or Sam Adams Perfect Pint.
  11. HeyJim

    HeyJim Initiate (169) Sep 22, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Mikasa tulip/snifer. I have dozens of pint glasses, family hand-painted pilsners, and so on and so on, but I always use my plain, no design tulip.
  12. LeRose

    LeRose Meyvn (1,264) Nov 24, 2011 Massachusetts
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    The Spiegelau is like the glass isn't even there, eh? Santa brought me some...bummed because the tulip was out of stock, but should be showing up any day. The lager glass is perfect for Jacks Abby. Not obsessed with it...will still turn to the SA perfect pint, but the Spiegelau stuff is sweet!
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  13. JohnnyMc

    JohnnyMc Champion (889) Feb 14, 2012 Ohio
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    The one I use most often is my specialty Dogfish Head glass, but for Imperial/Double IPAs and Imperial Stouts I use a Catawba Valley snifter and for Belgian Ales I use my Duvel tulip glass.
  14. Cenosillicaphobe

    Cenosillicaphobe Initiate (0) Jul 24, 2011 Maine

    That's a Spiegelau tulip...check Amazon...BEST glass.
  15. Cenosillicaphobe

    Cenosillicaphobe Initiate (0) Jul 24, 2011 Maine

    Seriously love Spiegelau...simply cannot more highly recommend it.
  16. RichD

    RichD Champion (819) Mar 18, 2012 Rhode Island
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    My Newport Storm snifter that's in half of my pictures and my Samuel Adams perfect pint which is in the other half.
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  17. caguiar

    caguiar Initiate (132) Jul 5, 2011 New Hampshire
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    Portsmouth / Smuttynose Tulip seems to fit the bill for almost any beer I drink.
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  18. Casedogg43

    Casedogg43 Initiate (0) Jan 4, 2012 Indiana
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    To the left! Best Evar!
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  19. rubicat

    rubicat Initiate (0) Nov 22, 2012 Ohio

    I usually use a snifter when I am tasting a beer for the first time, but for everyday drinking I usually use pint glasses. I don't know why, but I usually prefer pint glasses over stemware. Just what I'm used to, I guess.
  20. jbertsch

    jbertsch Meyvn (1,110) Dec 14, 2008 Massachusetts

    90% of my beer goes into a Unibroue tulip
  21. grandmeaulnes

    grandmeaulnes Initiate (0) Oct 18, 2010 Ohio
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    Hill Farmstead stemware
    Lost Abbey Rastal Teku
  22. kawilliams81

    kawilliams81 Meyvn (1,248) Feb 27, 2009 Illinois
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    Right now it's my Pipeworks tulip, but usually it's just any snifter.
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  23. CityofBals

    CityofBals Initiate (0) Sep 12, 2012 Illinois

  24. WYVYRN527

    WYVYRN527 Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2007 Minnesota

    Depends on what I'm drinking. I find my New Belgium globes the most universal, but I rotate between a few others.

    Deschutes snifter
    Russian River stem
    Ommegang tulip
  25. SortaAmbivalent

    SortaAmbivalent Aspirant (216) Sep 11, 2005 Minnesota
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    [​IMG]My Sierra Nevada Imperial Hop Etched glass is almost the only glass I use. Holds 20 ounces which comfortably holds a carefully poured Surly. The etched hop on the bottom creates lots of extra bubbles. And if your drinking 12 ounce bottles you only have to kill 4 ounces before its full.
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  26. HoshuaJobbs

    HoshuaJobbs Initiate (167) May 12, 2012 California
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    H24 tulip. Sturdy with an etched logo.
  27. CommanderOfAwesome

    CommanderOfAwesome Devotee (469) Aug 30, 2012 California

    Most of the time, the snifter pictured here.


    Also have a FSW tulip which gets use, and a Stone IRS snifter tulip combo
  28. fox227

    fox227 Initiate (0) Nov 19, 2010 California

    Ever since I bought this glass, I use it 90% of the time, for strong beers, or just nice and hoppy ones:
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  29. BJasny

    BJasny Disciple (378) Jul 10, 2011 Texas

    Probably have to go to with my Schlafly snifter
  30. hardy008

    hardy008 Poo-Bah (1,969) Jan 12, 2008 Minnesota

    I tend to buy a lot of glasses from different breweries, and then use my $1 tulip from a Dollar Tree store most of the time. If it breaks, it only costs $1 to replace.
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  31. JrGtr

    JrGtr Devotee (407) Apr 13, 2006 Massachusetts

    I have a Unibrau Maudite tulip I use a lot. Also a NERAX nonic Inperial pint I use pretty frequently, along with a couple other types. I have a ton of glassware, though unfortunately, i don't have space to have most of them out now. I keep out a half dozen or so shaker pints, mostly for water and soda, and the above, along with a few Duvel tulips and a couple others, that I use for beer.
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  32. HuskyinPDX

    HuskyinPDX Poo-Bah (2,505) Jan 23, 2011 Washington
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    I use the brewery specific if I got it, then
    3F Teku
    Russian River
    For whatever I am feeling that night.
  33. wordemupg

    wordemupg Poo-Bah (3,806) Feb 11, 2009 Alberta (Canada)
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    What he said, I use these two for nearly everything.
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  34. sibhuskyx

    sibhuskyx Initiate (144) Jun 2, 2008 New Jersey
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    Unbranded (by mistake) oversized duvel tulip
  35. Eastside151

    Eastside151 Initiate (0) Jun 29, 2012 Ohio
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    My new fave

    Dollar Store Beast

    Newest Glass

    Pint of choice
  36. WebGuyMike

    WebGuyMike Initiate (0) Dec 5, 2012 Florida

    My Duvel tulip, so versatile.

  37. dap325

    dap325 Initiate (151) Apr 2, 2009 New York


    Either that or my Hill Farmstead stem glass.
  38. lsummers

    lsummers Initiate (0) Jun 21, 2010 California

    I usually pick my Tony's glass I got from Tony's Darts Away's 2nd Anniversary. It's like a miniature tulip/snifter. I like the amount that fits in it and the shape.

  39. DrDemento456

    DrDemento456 Poo-Bah (3,414) May 15, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Pretty much every glass I own I get for free usually with a "buy the beer keep the glass" deal

    unibroue tulip

    Pretty much fits every beer, always has the best head and it looks fancy as shit. Even priced at more than 7+dollars

    Samuel Smith pint glass

    Second glass I use the most. Fits even more beer most of a bomber.

    New Castle brown glass

    I can thank BA for this since they let me know of this deal. Didn't cost me any purchase either since it was a print online thing with just the cost of a stamp and envelope.

    I have more glasses but use these 3 the most.
  40. wesbray

    wesbray Disciple (355) Feb 29, 2012 Alberta (Canada)
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